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A History of the campaigns of the British forces in Spain and Portugal : undertaken to relieve those countries from the French usurpation : comprehending memoirs of the operations of this interesting war : characteristic reports of the Spanish and Portuguese troops, and illustrative anecdotes of distinguished military conduct in individuals, whatever their rank in the Army

Published 1812

v. 1. Policy of the war. Military view of the peninsula. Preliminaries to the operations of the British Army.- v. 2. First British campaign (1808). The convention of Cintra. Restoration of the kingdom of Portugal, on its evacuation by the French troops.- v. 3. The campaign under Sir John Moore, his retreat, and re-embarkation of the British Army.- v. 4. Military state of the peninsula, in 1809. Defence of the eastern frontier of Portugal. Advance of an army under Sir Arthur Wellesley (Marquis Wellington) into Spain. The battle of Talavera.- v. 5. Views of the campaign, of the allies and the enemy. Military-diplomatic negociation of Marquis Wellesley. Retirement of the British Army to the Portuguese frontier

RBSC copy 1: Includes [4] p. of advertisements at end of v. 1


Volume 1
Publisher London : T. Goddard
Pages 524
Language English
Call number AHE-8237
Digitizing sponsor University of Toronto
Book contributor Fisher - University of Toronto
Collection thomasfisher; toronto

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